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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 20, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 2-Bennington Banner Friday september 20, 1963 around Vermont Road project a buries Barre residents Barre a residents of Bailey Street plan to meet with City Engineer Thurman w. Dix in order to discuss a Road improvement project which they claim has caused their properties to depreciate by As much As $4,000. The residents object to the raising of the Crown of the Street because it makes it impossible for them to get in and out of their driveways. Dix says the Street is being raised to the Grade set for it 20 years ago. A spokesman for the Bailey Street group says he thinks the old Grade was Good enough and that he can to understand Why it Wasny to left As it was. Dix replied at a recent City Council meeting that if the Road had been left at the old Grade it would have had a transverse slope that is it would tilt from left to right. To make the Street level Dix said the East Side had to be raised since Homes on the East Side Are below Street level the Crown of the Road now looks like a Mountain to a Motorist exiting from his driveway. A we re being buried a Sai j one resident. Spencer still Heads party says Hod Montpelier apr gov. Philip h. Hoff said thursday that despite published speculation to the contrary John m. Spencer will not resign As democratic state chairman or As a special aide in the governors office. Hoff made the comment in announcing appointment of a new special advisor a or. Walter t. Bogart retired Middlebury College professor. A this appointment in no Way changes the position of Jack Spencer a Hoff said at a news conference. Bogard will work on a part time basis and will not receive a salary Hoff said. He added the professor has been for Many years a close student of Vermont government and Public affairs and a i look Forward to the special contribution or. Bogard will bring to the Hoff also announced that Bernard l. Leddy of Burlington a democratic party Leader will serve As Vermont chairman of the testimonial dinner to be held in Boston oct. 19 in Honor of president Kennedy. The governor said it is hoped 30 or so vermonters will attend the $100-a-pl ate affair. Two tickets have already been purchased a by gov. And mrs. Hoff. Tunbridge mail faces assault charge West Hartford apr a 32-year-old farm hand from Tunbridge is scheduled to be arraigned in Orange municipal court at Chelsea today on a charge of criminal assault. State police charge that Ernest Goodwin attacked a 37-year-old housekeeper at Tunbridge yesterday morning. Goodwin was disarmed by state police on Vermont 14 at West Hanford late last night. Trooper Goodnow who made the arrest said Goodwin did not resist and dropped the Rifle he was carrying. The criminal assault occurred at the Richard Rogers Home on the so called Dairy Hill Road just off Vermont too in Tunbridge. Jehovah s witnesses Convene today St. Albans apr a three Day convention of the Jehovah a witnesses opens tonight in St. Albans. More than 300 delegates Are expected from Western Vermont and northeastern new York. The sessions will be held in City Hall auditorium. Grant helps College but slides Castleton apr the Carnegie corporation of new York has awarded Castleton state College a $900 Grant to help Purchase an $1,800 collection of color american Art slides the school announced today. The collection includes 1,500 paintings sculptures architecture and other phases of arts in the United states. Lyndon gof group favors sales lax Lyndon apr the Lyndon Republican town committee has endorsed a general sales tax. The group decided at a caucus to support the sales tax with the revenues to be used for education and Highway purposes. Part of the revenues would be returned to the towns for these purposes according to chairman Clarence v. Akley. The committee also adopted a Resolution calling on the various candidates for High office to a Stop worrying about their respective political images and adopt convictions about what is Best for Vermont. Over in new York Community College la Roll me ii i his a a j r r Troy a a total of 1,080 students Are enrolled in evening classes at Hudson Valley Community College. Area police officers Are taking courses in Law speech and forensic Medicine. A course for dental assistants in its third year is also popular. Principal registration is for mathematics drafting and accounting while engineers Are taking refresher courses. Drivers to vote Oil contract a Troy a Drivers for the United traction co., of Albany and Troy will meet in two sessions today to vote on a new contract offered by the company after lengthy negotiations. A spokesman for the Union said last night that if the contract is rejected by the members a strike will be called effective at Midnight sunday Cohoes official honoured Cohoes a Stephen l. Seichter Deputy City comptroller has been named to the let Oard of directors of the new York society of municipal finance officers. Seichter was elected to a one year term on the five Man Board. He has been in the Cohoes office since 19c0. Down in Berkshire Putnam named to Tramway Board Adams a gov. Peabody yesterday submitted to the governors Council the name of William l. Putnam of Springfield to replace controversial or. Herbert Dobelle As a member of the it. Grey lock Tramway authority. The appointment submitted with others will Lay Over a week before confirmation. Sprague workers ask pay raise North Adams a Independent condenser workers Union at spi ague electric co., has demanded a wage increase of 15 tents an hour in its negotiations with the fir in. Among to other demands Are longer vacations improved Hospital and health insurance plan and increased sick leave. The Union grievance Board says that it has had one meeting with company officials but at this time had a nothing to neighbors seek death penalty North Adams a a petition bearing 26 names asks for the death of a dog which bit an elderly woman inflicting a wound requiring eight stitches. The dog owned by Robert Battis of Whitney Sand bed Road had been confined for 14 Days after biting mrs. Frances Fen 73. The animal broke Loose and neigh Larrs want it put out of the Way. Police Are trying to figure out what to do with the petition. Hoff wants More waterway data Champlain committee is opposed an analysis of a great problem Montpelier apr gov. Philip h. Hoff told a news conference thursday he has requested More data on the proposed Champlain waterway from Federal agencies because the study group established by the legislature did t come up with enough facts. Hoff said he is asking the Interior department and the health education and welfare department to provide the information. He called the majority report submitted by seven members of the Champlain waterway commission a a watered Down recommendation from what they might have recommended a a deep draft the commission endorsed an improved Barge canal on Lake Champlain. A i am concerned Over the Lack of specific evidence with respect to the economic Impact the waterway would have especially in the Champlain Basin a Hoff said. He added he was not being critical of the commission which submitted its report in Burlington this week to the International joint commission. Hoff said the majority and minority reports were not to far apart. Attorney John Dinse of Burlington and sen. Noel Viens a grand Isle were in the minority. Dinse and Viens both appointed to the commission by Hoff refused to endorse even the enlarged water telephones business.4 42-6 3 of newsroom 442-2800 display ave it is ing. .4 4 2-2 6 84 the Bennington Banner is published daily except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington Vermont by the Banner publishing corporation. Member of the associated press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication to All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All a news dispatches. Horn delivery by Carrier and motor delivery 7f per Day subscription rates by mail 50 i. Radius and All v Ermont Moi. $4.25 a 6 mos. $8.00 a i or. $15.00 elsewhere in the . 3 mos. $4.25-6 mos. $9.00 a i or. $17.50 special rates for servicemen no Down payment charge it your Way take 30 Days or months to pay 210north Bennington _ Plattsburg . Map opponents of the proposed Lake Champlain waterway that would link the St. Lawrence and Hudson Rivers had support today from a member of the Lake Champlain committee a citizens organization. Allen child of Malone told a hearing yesterday a it would be a Folly to jeopardize shipping at the expense of the railroads particularly at a time when taxes Are rising anyway and the National debt is at an Al time High. A but Teno Roncallo a . Member of the joint commission quickly replied a whether there is a National debt is of no consequence to this Roncalio a statement touched off a chorus of hisses and Boos by some of the approximately 50 persons at the hearing. Nine other witnesses representing the Lake Champlain committee voiced opposition to the proposed waterway on the ground it would harm railroads serving the area. Disarmament the talks go on Way favored by the majority. The 9 member state commission has five Republican members and three democrats. Dinse said thursday he is not affiliated with either major party. Six members Are legislators appointed by the lieutenant governor and House speaker while Democrat Hoff appointed three Public members a Dinse Viens and mrs. Thomas Sorrell. Noting the Parade of backers of a big waterway who have spoken out Over the years including sen. George d. Aiken r vt., Boff said a i m surprised there has been so Little evidence to support a deep draft by James Marlow Washington apr this country has spent Over $500 billion on defense since the War but year after year the outcome of disarmament talks with Russia could be predicted by a child nothing. President Kennedy who had watched those fruitless and expensive years go by finally said on Jan. La 1962 a this nation has the will and the Faith to make a supreme Effort to break the logjam on disarmament and nuclear tests and we will persist until we prevail until the Rule of Law has replaced the Ever dangerous use of Premier Khrushchev followed this up feb. 7, 1962, with a letter to Kennedy and British prime minister Macmillan proposing that the Heads of 18 nations have a Summit meeting to Start off the 1962 disarmament talks. Kennedy and Macmillan turned him Down. Kennedy did t close out the idea of such a Summit altogether. He just said he did t think it worthwhile until there had been some Progress in disarmament talks on a lower level. So there was no Summit meeting but representatives of 17 nations France would take no part a met on and off during the year at Geneva to discuss disarmament. And the result was the same As in All the years before. A ban on nuclear tests would be the sensible first Point in any agreement on disarmament but the United states and Russia gagged on How to achieve that much Accord. So everything broke Down on that. While the two nations might be Able to agree on Banning tests in the atmosphere outer space and underwater since they had instruments to Check cheating in those regions they got stuck on How to ban underground tests. For this the United states wanted an inspection system. The russians said inspection was spying. Even Early in 1963 Kennedy was doubtful there could be any agreement on a test ban. Yet by Midsummer of 1963 agreement was reached. It was done by Compromise. All tests would be banned except underground. This was the most important single agreement Between the United states and Russia since the War. The Kennedy administration considered it a possible first step toward even broader settlements. But there is a Point Here which May have real significance for the future if there is Ever to be agreement on disarmament the nuclear test ban agreement was achieved in a British Amer ican russian meeting in Moscow not at the Geneva conference of 18 nations. Then thursday in the United nations in new York one Day before Kennedy was to address the organization soviet foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko repeated the 1962 Khrushchev proposal which Kennedy had rejected. He suggested an 18-nation Summit meeting before next june 30 to discuss disarmament. It might seem now Kennedy would be More responsive to the idea of a Summit on disarmament than he was Early in 1962 when he said that before there was a Summit there had to be Progress. The test ban since then was Progress. But while the ban can be con buys Avon Stratford ont. Apr the Stratford shakespearean festival has purchased the Avon theater a former movie House for expansion of its summer Long schedule of activities. Extensive alterations won t Start however until after conclusion of the �?T63 season. Leonard c. Webster president of the festival said that the added facilities would enable an increased diversification of artistic attractions supplementing the Basic schedule of shakespearean plays at the festivals main theater. Side red a big Advance in american soviet relations what has happened in this country Over that agreement chills any Hope for a general disarmament agreement for a Long time. It revealed a deep perhaps in some people a pathological suspicion of russian intentions. The president had to fight for weeks in an Effort to get Senate approval of the test ban although now approval seems sure. Being sure the russians done to cheat on a test ban is simple compared with the anti cheating problems involved in disarmament. Debate in this country Over disarmament would probably be the fiercest and most tortured in history. This is ironic since the United states has protested to the world for years it wants disarmament. Nor is there any certainty the russians want it. Talking about it can be cheap and easy propaganda. Chickens fryers and broilers la. Whole 29 it Cut up la. 33< North Bennington Bennington 1960 Volkswagen Sunroof r amp he a one owner very clean is 295 1958 Chevrolet 4 dr., h top v-8, Auto. Trans. S895 li66et b0sw0rth sales a service North Bennington Road Bennington it. Every 1964 Motorola to i in i i be Quot a Sawer. Vaiuli 2j. 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Flagships have enough Competition As it is without looking for More at tremendous Cost to the the hearing shifted today to Sorel que. Inter Agency committee formed for states natural resources it football. And just what does football have to do with Oil heating football is usually the first of All signs that warn us that colder weather is about to arrive. And if you Haven to thought about this now is the time. We offer the finest ten month heating plan available. Inquire today and buy now at Low summer rates. Greene soil Montpelier apr gov. Philip h. Hoff announced thursday establishment of an inter Agency committee on natural resources to serve As the coordinating Branch of state government among the departments involved which could Lead to eventual consolidation of some resources agencies into a single department. Hoff will be chairman of the new Agency. Paul h. Guare his chief planning coordinator will lie vice chairman. Departments involved Are forests <5. Parks fish amp game water resources development highways Public service and agriculture. A after adequate experience with the approach implicit in the establishment of this committee the state May find it necessary to resort to other procedures or techniques a Hoff said. A it May become necessary for example to consolidate some agencies into a single department to properly carry out a planned a there must be a starting Point. And establishment of this committee is a logical one and supported by the agencies themselves a Hoff declared. In the past the governor said there has been no coordinated All out program to develop fully the a economic and aesthetic benefits the state and its people can derive from its natural resources. A this is clearly recognized by the agencies themselves As evidenced by their general agreement with this approach a Hoff added. Among duties to be performed by the inter Agency will be consideration of the need to review Laws relating to resources with the objective of re codifying them and to find ways to make better use of Rivers and streams As diversified recreational areas a project that will involve an ant pollution program

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